SHEEHY--Eugene Paul. Born October 10, 1922 at Wendell, MN. Received a BA from St. John's University, MN (1950), Library of Science degree from University of Minnesota
(1952). Served in the U.S. Marine Corps
December 1942-June 1946; discharged with the rank of Sergeant. Worked at Georgetown University Library 1952-53. Joined the Columbia University Libraries Reference Department in 1953, retiring as Head of the department in 1987. Edited the 9th and 10th editions of the Guide to Reference Books (1965-86). Passed away, February 26, 2013 at the age of 90 years. Survived by one sister, Ruth Beckman of Fergus Falls, MN and numerous nieces and nephews.